According to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz his office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred shortly before 1:30am which occured in the 200 block of Gulino St. in Opelousas that claimed the life of a 16 year old male.
Shortly after the call, the Opelousas Police Department contacted the sheriff’s office and reported that a 16 year old was brought to Opelousas General Hospital north campus with a gunshot wound to the back. The 16 year old later died from his injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and no other information is being released at this time.
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